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Acel Lenard Hales

Male 1889 - 1967  (77 years)


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  • Name Acel Lenard Hales 
    Born 19 Apr 1889  Junction, Piute, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Feb 1967  Echo, Summit, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 4 Feb 1967  Henefer Cemetery, Henefer, Summit, Utah Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I139  Petersen-de Lanskoy
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2014 

    Father Charles Henry Hales,   b. 17 Sep 1848, Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Apr 1907, Junction, Piute, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Jemima Ann Adair,   b. 27 Mar 1863, Washington, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Jan 1919, Junction, Piute, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 29 Mar 1878  Saint George, Washington, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F117  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Sarah Edna Cooper,   b. 23 Mar 1888, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Feb 1975, Rock Springs, Sweetwater, Wyoming, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1908  Junction, Piute, Utah, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 22 Oct 2015 
    Family ID F122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH_NOTES:
      1. 1900 US: Junction, Piute, Utah, ED 114, p. 229, June 2 and 4, 1900 US:
      Hales, Charles H., head, b. Sept. 1848, age 57, m. 22 years, b. IA, fa. b. Eng., mo. b. NY, farmer.
      Gemima A., wife, Mar 1863, 37, m. 22 years, 8 total children, 6 living, b. UT, mo. b. MO.
      William H., son, July 1883, 16, s., b. UT, fa. b. IO, mo. b. UT.
      Orval W., son, Apr 1889, 11, s., b. UT, fa. b. IO, mo. b. UT.
      Asel L., son, Apr 1889, 11, s., b. UT, fa. b. IO, mo. b. UT.
      Jennie A., dau., Oct 1891, s., b. UT, fa. b. IO, mo. b. UT.
      Erwin G., son, Jul 1898, s., b. UT, fa. b. IO, mo. b. UT.
      Julia A., mother, Aug 1824, 75, widow, 12 total children, 9 living, b. NY, fa. b. Rhode Is., mo. b. MA.

      1910 US: Junction Precinct, Piute, Utah, p. 6 of 9, 22 Apr 1910, family 56 (son Acel L. Hales and wife are Jemima's next door neighbor):
      Jemima A. Hales, head, 46, married once 31 years previous, 8 children total, 2 now living [error should be 2 deceased], UT Unk Unk, living off of own income.
      Jennie, dau., 18, UT Eng UT.
      Glen, son 12, UT Eng UT.
      Next door family #55:
      Acel L. Hales, head, 21, md. once for 1 year, UT Eng UT, carpenter.
      Edna C., wife, 21, md. once for 1 year, UT Eng UT.

      BIOGRAPHY:
      1. Obituary references:
      a. He is a twin with Orval Woodruff Hales. In 1952 he is mentioned in Charles Hales obituary as living in Echo.
      b. Mentioned in his brother Erwin Glen Hales' obituary of Dec. 7, 1953 as A.L. Hales of Echo.
      c. In brother Charles Henry Hales' obituary of 18 Jan 1952, he is noted as a survivor: Asael Hales, Echo, Summit County, Murray.

      2. "Golden Wedding" newspaper announcement: "Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Hales; Echo, Summit County - Mr. and Mrs. Acel L. Hales will celebrate their golden wedding anniversary Sunday at their home in Echo. Friends and relatives are invited to call from 3 to 8 p.m. No gifts requested. Mr. Hales was born April 19, 1889, in Junction, Piute County, a son of Charles Henry and Ann Adair Hales. Mrs. Hales is the former Edna Cooper, a daughter of Sequine and Ellen Dickinson Cooper. She was born Nov. 23, 1888, in Panguitch. They were married Dec. 21, 1908, at Junction. Their marriage was later solomnized [sic] in the Salt Lake Temple, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Mr. Hales was a farmer for 15 years and has worked the past 30 years as a carpenter for Union Pacific Railroad. Both are active in Church affairs. They have four living sons and daughters. Acel L. Hales Jr., Ogden; Virl C. Hales, Wyoming; Mrs. Willis (Nellie) Raskop, Quinter, Kan., and Mrs. Gilbert (Zalma) Roberts, Rock Springs, Wyo. They have seven grandchildren and six great grandchildren."
      3. Photos on file.

      BIRTH:
      1. Obituary and burial citation below. Also same date and location shown in online Ordinance Index for live endowment.

      2. FHL film 26044 LDS Membership Records for Junction Ward, Panguitch Stake, Utah, p. 37, Junction Ward was created 19 Mar 1887 when the Kingston Ward was dissolved and two new wards created: Junction and Kingston.
      Charles H. Hales, Jr., b. 17 Sep 1848 at Gardengrove, Decater, Iowa to Charles H. Hales and Julia A. Lockwood, bapt. 1856 by Charles H. Hales, ordained a Priest by Geo. Wilkins, ordained an Elder in 1866 by T. C. Martell, rebapt. and reconf. 1877 by Geo. G. Hales.
      J.A. Hales, b. 27 Mch 1863 at Washington, Washington, Utah to Geo. W. Adair and Ann Chestnut, bapt. 1871 by V. Carson, conf. 1871 by R.F. Gould
      Children:
      Geo. Ammon Hales, b. 24 Aug 1879 at Kanarra, Kane, Utah, blessed by Thos. Deavenport, bapt. 24 Aug 1887 by C.H. Hales, conf. 28 Aug 1887 by C.H. Hales
      Chas. H. Hales, b. 30 Mch 1881 at Parowan, Iron, Utah, blessed by ___ Skougard, bapt. 22 Sep 1889 by John Morrill, conf. 22 Sept. 1889 by J.H. Langford
      Wm. H. Hales, b. 25 Jul 1883 at Parowan, Iron, Utah, blessed by Peter M. Jensen
      Ida May Hales, b. 18 Apr 1886 at Junction, Piute, Utah, blessed 13 June 1886 by James W. Baysen
      Orval Woodruff Hales, b. 19 Apr 1889 at Junction, Piute, Utah, blessed 19 May 1889 by R.A. Allen
      Acel Leonard Hales, b. 19 Apr 1889 at Junction, Piute, Utah, blessed 19 May 1889 by C.H. Hales
      Remarks for all individuals: Taken into Junction Ward.

      3. FHL film 26044 LDS Membership Records for Junction Ward, Panguitch Stake, Utah, recorded in 1911, #629 and 630:
      Acel Leonard Hales, b. 19 Apr 1889 at Junction, Piute, Utah to Charles Henry and Jamima A. Adair, bapt. 5 Sep 1897 by John Morrill, conf. 5 Sep 1897 by Wm. H. Luke.
      Sarah Edna (Cooper) Hales, b. 23 Mar 1888 at Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, bapt. 24 May 1896 by Allen Miller, conf. 1896.
      Notes for both: Jan. 25, 1926 removed to Ogden 1st Ward.

      4. FHL film 392655 LDS "Patriarchal Blessings Index": Acel Leonard Hales, b. 19 Apr 1889 at Junction, Piute, Utah, parents Charles Henry Hales and Annie Adair. Blessing date 23 Jan 1918 at Vernal, Uintah Co., Utah. No lineage noted. Patriarch Nelson Merkley, Jr. Vol. 617, p. 412.

      MARRIAGE:
      1. Marriage certificate; 21 Dec 1908; State of Utah, County of Piute.

      2. Obituary.

      3. Western States Marriage Records Index per http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/fhc/gbret.idc:
      ID Number 254970 Grooms First Name Acel L. (19) Grooms Last Name Hales Grooms Residence Junction, Piute, Utah Brides First Name Sarah Edna (20) Brides Last Name COOPER Brides Residence Panguitch, Garfield, Utah County of Record Piute Co., Utah Place of Marriage Junction Date of Marriage 21 Dec 1908 Volume P3 Page 262.

      4. FHL film 26044 Junction Ward, Piute, Utah LDS Church Records, Record of Persons Married, pg. 142, #23: Acel L. Hales and Sarah E. Cooper, civil marriage, 21 Dec 1908, Junction Ward.

      DEATH:
      1. See burial citation below.

      BURIAL:
      1. The Book "Cemeteries of Summit County, Utah" by Phyllis J. Martin: "Henefer, Utah, Sect. 5, Agel Lenard Hales, b 19 Apr 1889, d. 1 Feb 1967; Sarah E. Cooper Hales, wife of Agel L., m. 21 Dec 1908, b. 23 Nov 1887, d. 18 Feb 1975." [Unsure if Agel is typo or not; should verify with cemetery.]

      2. Obituary cited below.

      OBITUARY:
      1. "Acel L. Hales. Echo, Summit County - Acel Lenard Hales, 77, died of natural causes Feb 1 at his home. Born April 19, 1889, Junction, to Charles Henry and Jemina Adair Hales. Married Sarah Edna Cooper, Dec. 21, 1908, Junction. Solemnized Salt Lake LDS Temple, Union Pacific Railroad employee, retired. Survivors: widow; sons, daughters, Acel Leo, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Virl, Evanston, Wyo.; Mrs. Owen (Nellie) Roberts, Henefer, Summit County; Mrs. Gilbert (Zelma) Roberts, Rock Springs, Wyo.; 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Oral W., Salt Lake City. Funeral Saturday 1 p.m. Henefer LDS Ward Chapel. Friends call Walker Mortuary, Coalville, Friday 7-9 p.m., Saturday at chapel two hours prior to services. Burial Henefer Cemetery." Salt Lake Tribune, 2 Feb 1967.

      2. "Acel L. Hales. Echo, Summit County - Acel Lenard Hales, 77, died of natural causes Feb 1 at his home. Born April 19, 1889, Junction, to Charles Henry and Jemina Adair Hales. Married Sarah Edna Cooper, Dec. 21, 1908, Junction. Solemnized Salt Lake LDS Temple, Union Pacific Railroad employee, retired. Served Echo Ward bishopric, 15 years. Former ward clerk, sunday School Superintendent, YMMIA teacher. Teacher, high priest group. Survivors: widow; sons, daughters, Acel Leo, Cheyenne, Wyo.; Virl, Evanston, Wyo.; Mrs. Owen (Nellie) Roberts, Henefer, Summit County; Mrs. Gilbert (Zelma) Roberts, Rock Springs, Wyo.; 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren; brother, Oral W., Salt Lake City. Funeral Saturday 1 p.m. Henefer LDS Ward Chapel. Friends call Walker Mortuary, Coalville, Friday 7-9 p.m., Saturday at chapel two hours prior to services. Burial Henefer Cemetery." Deseret News, 2 Feb 1967.

      SOURCES_MISC:
      1. 18 Dec 2002 website .